In the 1840s, a new painting by Jean Francois Millet was unveiled in Paris. But, horror of horrors, no one seemed to like it!
Scientists believe they now know why Vincent van Gogh's sunflower paintings have dulled over the years.
The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.
One glass blower found his inspiration in microbiology, more specifically, killer viruses.
The shift is gradual once the artist finishes, taking decades, or even centuries, but eventually colors fade, darken, or become more transparent over time.
The next time you're at an art museum, pay careful attention to the portraits. You'll find that the majority portray the subject's face from the left side.
If you want to become a professional sword swallower you have to learn to suppress your gag reflex.